Can you ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Standard on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Standard (1998 - 2003) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard (1998 - 2003) motorcycle

Harley-Davidson Softail Standard (1998 - 2003)

With some classic Harley looks, the Harley-Davidson FXST Softail Standard comes with the style and tech wanted by any rider looking for an authentic American cruiser experience.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Harley-Davidson Softail Standard is a 1449cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 49 kW (67 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 28.5% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Harley-Davidson Softail Standard on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Harley-Davidson Softail Standard.

Engine typeV-Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size1449cc
Power output49 kW
Torque output81 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower67 bhp
Weight300 kg
Seat height690 mm
Front tyre size80/90-19
Rear tyre size150/80-16
Fuel tank size18.9 litres
Fuel tank range191 miles
Fuel consumption46 mpg
Oil capacity3.3 litres
Annual road tax£117
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